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Local Obits for Wed. Oct 9th, 2013

Banks

J. Tobey Wright, 71, Alto
J. Tobey Wright, age 71, of Hollingsworth Community, Alto, Georgia passed Thursday, October 9, 2013.He was born in Memphis, Tennessee on July 13, 1942. Mr. Wright was preceded in d ...
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces services for Thelma Helen Dove Benton who passed away on Tuesday October 8th, 2013 at Southern Pines in Maysville. Ms. Benton was born in Hal ...

Gwinnett

Mrs. Etheleene Cain Ledford, age 89, of Buford, GA passed away on Wednesday, October 9, 2013. She was preceded in death by her husband, James A. Ledford, Sr. and son in law, Ryman ...
Mary Lynn Sinclair Brumbalow, 55, of Buford, GA passed away on Wednesday, October 09, 2013. She is survived by her children, Heather and Kevin Crawford, Talmo, GA; Shane Brumbalow ...

Hall

John William Delmer Fowler, 76, Gainesville
Mr. John William Delmer Fowler ("The Watkins Man"), 76 of Gainesville died Wednesday October 9, 2013 at his residence. Born in Ellijay, Georgia, Mr. Fowler had lived in H ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Charlene Louise Hall Loose, age 71, of Jefferson, Ga. who passed away on Wednesday, October 9, 2013.Mrs. Loose retired from Georgia P ...
David James Garrett, 51, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home Commerce announces services for David James Garrett, age 51 who passed away October 9th, 2013 at his residence. Mr. Garrett was born in Clarke County to the late ...
Louise O. Wofford, 87, Commerce
Mrs. Louise O. Wofford, age 87 of Commerce died Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at Northridge Health and Rehab. Mrs. Wofford was born in Commerce to the late, James M. and Ella King Ow ...

Other

David Clayton Sterrett, 70, Venice, FL.
David Clayton Sterrett, 70, of Venice, Florida passed away at Embracing Hospice in Cumming, Georgia on October 9, 2013 surrounded by his family. Dave was born on March 25, 1943 i ...
Lori J. Church, 51, Roswell
Lori J. Church, age 51, of Roswell, passed away Wednesday, October 9, 2013. Our Lori shared a love and strength beyond understanding for her family. She lived life to the fullest ...
William Lawrence Miller, 71, Big Canoe
William Lawrence Miller, age 71, of Big Canoe, passed away Wednesday, October 9, 2013. Larry was quite a character who enjoyed his life as a professional gambler. He loved his gard ...
'Night Court' star Harry Anderson found dead in home
Anderson was 65.
Nevada sheriff: Radio show host Art Bell dead at 72
Art Bell, a radio host best known for a paranormal-themed nightly show syndicated on hundreds of stations in the 1990s, including WDUN, has died at his home in southern Nevada, authorities said Saturday.
Milos Forman, Oscar-winning director, dies at 86
Milos Forman, a refuge from Czechoslovakia whose American movies "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" and "Amadeus" won a deluge of Academy Awards, including best director Oscars, has died.
Jackson County Chief Magistrate Judge dies after battle with cancer
The Chief Magistrate Judge of Jackson County has died following a battle with cancer.
Anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela dies
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, prominent anti-apartheid activist and the ex-wife of Nelson Mandela, has died
Jim Lancaster, former Hall County Fire Battalion Chief, dies at age 70
Jim Lancaster, a former Battalion Chief for Hall County Fire Services, died Thursday.
VIDEO: Legendary voice of Red Elephants, Gainesville icon Walt Snelling left us with incredible memories
Walt Snelling was woven into the very fabric of Gainesville High athletics, as much a part of Big Red as The Rock, City Park or any number of the illustrious athletes and committed coaches to have graced the playing field.
Linda Brown, central figure in school segregation case, dies
As a girl in Kansas, Linda Brown's father tried to enroll her in an all-white school in Topeka. A 1954 decision by the US Supreme Court followed, striking down racial segregation in schools and cementing Linda Brown's place in history. She died Sunday.